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Category: News

Seasons 6 & 7 To Be Released

Their coming, Pre Order yours Today That’s right, Amazon and TGG Direct are are at it again. I just learned that both season 6 & 7 are coming in March. This will leave only seasons 2 & 3 left until our beloved series is out on DVD. Keep up the good work TGG Direct and […]

One Step Closer

We may have one of the best post Christmas presents coming our way. Here’s a glimpse of what we know. For Heat fans everywhere that have been wanting to revive memories of the beloved show, came another step closer this weekend. Tourism Director for Covington Jenny McDonald posted yesterday that we was meeting with a […]

Great Gift Idea

With the holidays quickly approaching, you may be wondering what to get that friend or family member that is so hard to buy for. Well if you haven’t found that perfect gift & the person you are buying for is a HEAT fan, then why not look at getting them started with a HEAT collection. […]

Happy Birthday Randall Franks

  Today is Officer Randy Goode (AKA Randall Franks) birthday. So we want to take a minute to wish him a Happy Birthday from ithotn.com fan central. We hope you have a very special day Randall.

Help spread the word!

We are now over a month old, and have had several people visit out fan site. We want to thank you for your visit. It is my vision that ithotn.com will become the go to website for all things about the show. Coming upon 20 years since the show was cancelled, not alot is out […]


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Visit Modern Day Sparta

Newton Clock TowerCheck out all that Sparta has to offer. Aka Covington Georgia, which is home to "Hollywood of the South". Several films as well as TV shows have been filmed in Covington. Check out their visitors center here